A career glassmaker, artist, and museum educator, Mack's passion for the craft of glass has guided his incredible experience ranging from factory piece work and industrial prototyping to artistic and architectural atelier fabrication and design.
For the past two decades, Mack's focused involvement in museum workshops, under the direction of bold and creative leadership has provided an incredible variety of projects and opportunities. Part of this work-regularly placing him in direct collaboration with celebrated artists and designers from around the globe. For many years, Mack has regularly guided the intensive processes of rendering artists and designers visions in glass. This broad and critical experience and unique exposure to some of the world's finest glass and art collections are enriched by His continued engagements both learning and teaching at prominent workshops internationally.
The adventure of glass has fueled a love and curiosity for the material and over time- have brought him to mastery of hot glass-as recognized by contemporaries and critics in the field.
Mack's vision played out in glass is formed by these experiences. in his own work his imagination unfolds in the material with inspiration derived from elemental forces; History, geology light, land and water. His own creations speak of his love of the process. Particularly expressed in the refined yet direct approach of the Venetian style of work.